If you are using adblocking software, please disable it and reload the page. Kirk, spock, and mccoy transport an ailing commissioner nancy hedford from epsilon caneris 3 to the enterprise. Mccoy is tending to a lady in a green dress and headscarf. The title of this book, and other books on the shelf, were star trek. The trek nation metamorphosis daily star trek news. City on the edge of forever published by bantam books november 1977 episode originally broadcast 6th. Oct 20, 2015 star trek the original series rewatch. It was novelized in star trek 7 by james blish and adapted as a fotonovel. Check the star trek rewatch index for a complete list of posts in this series. The story even propagates the universality of love while being at its essence pure science fiction. Net is in no way associated with, nor endorsed by, paramount pictures andor viacom.
Us residents can watch it for free at the cbs website. To be fair, star trek has always struggled with issues of gender and sexuality. Metamorphosis when their shuttle is diverted to a planetoid, kirk meets one of the pioneers of space flight, zefram cochrane. The sparkling effects of the companion was reused in the apple when the enterprise fires phasers at vaal, and again in obsession inside of the deadly vampire cloud. In the 1970s, long before vcrs were a standard thing in most homes, bantam books in conjunction with mandala productions gave star trek fans the chance to relive some of the shows episodes through series of twelve fotonovels. William shatner, leonard nimoy, deforest kelley, glenn corbett. There were 12 star trek fotonovels in total as well as adaptions of star trek the motion picture and star trek ii. William shatner, leonard nimoy, deforest kelley, et al. With william shatner, leonard nimoy, deforest kelley, glenn corbett. In the episode, a shuttle crew from the uss enterprise encounters a man out of history and his mysterious alien companion. The original series wikimili, the free encyclopedia. Coon is the last of the star trek fotonovels sitting on my tbr pile. While trying to save an ambassador elinor donahue, kirk and co. Ricardo montalban discusses playing khan on the original star trek.
And it introduces an important character in the star trek universe who shows up later in one of my favorite star trek movies. While returning to the enterprise aboard the shuttlecraft. First off, here are the bantam editions with annotations. There are a few cases of humans living even longer than 120 years. When their shuttle is diverted to a planetoid, kirk, spock, and mccoy encounter earths warp drive pioneer, zefram cochrane, who appears to have survived there. Metamorphosis is the greek word for change of form, used in biology when a living being changes into something else. The original series, the 2nd episode of the shows second season, first aired on 10 november 1967. In no particular order, here is a list of our top 10 favorite kirk quotes from the original series. Find out when star trek is on tv, including series 2episode 9. The companion was designed by future star wars oscarwinner richard edlund at westheimer photographic effects company. Zefram cochrane is a fictional character in the star trek universe.
If you could only show one episode to an alien visitor to show what star trek was all about, you might pick this one. He is so wise and insightful, that after reading this article, you might even consider him a cosmic philosopher. A cloudlike creature detours the shuttlecraft galileo to a remote planetoid, where the crew, including kirk, spock and an ailing federation commissioner elinor donahue, are to provide its sole. One of the alltime great tos episodes, metamorphosis is michael and denise okudas favorite tos episode, and its a great boundarybreaking romance story told by analogy as only star trek can do. Dec 18, 2019 star trek the original series season 2 episode 9 metamorphosis. The city on the edge of forever is frequently claimed as the best star trek episode of all. Watch star trek s02e02 metamorphosis wagon train on dailymotion. Elinor donahue discusses the metamorphosis episode of. Star trek the original series season 2 episode 9 metamorphosis. This was george dunings first star trek score, the strength of which got him rehired for many more assignments, including. In a way, metamorphosis suffers because of the thirtyodd years of star trek broadcast after. Although not quite a 5star episode, metamorphosis is an almost perfect example of all that was uniquely trek. Mccoy and critically ill federation ambassador nancy hedford, encounters a mysterious energy cloud which pulls them down to planet gamma canaris n. It was a strange tale, beautifully written with a potent message.
Includes all episodes of the original series, the next generation, deep space nine, voyager. Humans can live a very long time in star trek s future, but exactly how long. Coon and directed by ralph senensky, it was first broadcast on november 10, 1967. Leonard bones mccoy deforrest kelley was 7 years old when he cameoed in the star trek. Enterprise could not bring itself to feature a nonheterosexual lead character in the early years of the twentieth century, it seems unfair to complain about an episode of star trek broadcast in the sixties. Enterprise, where she will receive treatment for the otherwise fatal sakuros disease en route, the shuttlecraft is pulled off course by a mysterious, cloudlike entity. James cromwell later played cochrane in the 1996 feature film star trek. Metamorphosis isnt one of star trek s betterpaced episodes. Kirk, spock, bones, and our girl of the week, nancy hedford, are flying around on the galileo. When their shuttle is diverted to a planetoid, kirk, spock, and mccoy encounter earths warp drive pioneer, zefram cochr.
The next generation premiere episode, encounter at farpoint. Whereas spock views the companion as little more than a phenomenon to be studied, kirk attempts to understand the motivations and desires that drive this bizarre lifeform to act as it does. Metamorphosis episode memory beta, noncanon star trek. Home series star trek absolute order season 1 episode 31 metamorphosis when their shuttle is diverted to a planetoid, kirk meets one of the pioneers of space flight, zefram cochrane.
The original series metamorphosis tv episode 1967 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Elinor donahue discusses the metamorphosis episode of star trek emmytvlegends. Metamorphosis was the title of a prop book created for captain philippa georgious ready room a photo of this bookshelf appeared in the twitter account of star trek. Their shuttle is intercepted by an ionized hydrogen cloud and forced to land on a small inhabitable planet. Why not get your inspiration from one of the galaxys greatest starfleet captains, james tiberius kirk. While returning to the enterprise aboard the shuttlecraft, kirk, spock, mccoy and a seriously ill federation diplomat find themselves kidnapped by an energized cloud. Get ready for intergalactic adventure on star trek. This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors.
The original series episode titles, and were described as easter eggs for all trek lovers. Metamorphosis ralphs cinema trek ralphs trek ralph. The enterprise shuttlecraft, carrying kirk, spock, dr. Metamorphosis is the ninth episode of the second season of the american science fiction television series star trek.
Mccoy doesnt seem to do much in the episode beyond keeping us apprised of hedfords. While the enterprises basic search and explore mission provides a lot of open ground for the writers, it does get a bit old to start each new episode with kirk and the others taking readings off a brand new planet, right before the situation goes pear shaped. Kirk william shatner and the crew of the uss enterprise boldly go where no show has gone before in this classic scifi television series. The shuttlecraft galileo makes a forced landing on a world with a single human inhabitant air date. Aug 09, 2018 elinor donahue discusses the metamorphosis episode of star trek. The star trek web pages on this site are for educational and entertainment. Nov 24, 2015 elinor donahue discusses the metamorphosis episode of star trek emmytvlegends. Yes, i would like to receive updates, special offers and other information from star trek. Mccoy doesnt seem to do much in the episode beyond keeping us apprised of hedfords failing health, but he helps spock with his. Metamorphosis was the title of a prop book created for captain philippa georgious ready room. When you look at the lineup of my voyages, it seems as if i went from one trek to another. In this episode, cochrane is defined as the developer of the warp drive technology which has enabled earth to achieve interstellar travel with fasterthanlight. I just wish the story werent so full of inconsistencies.
Assistant federation commissioner nancy hedford has become ill while trying to stop a war on epsilon canaris iii. However, his mind and personality were placed intact into the golem, a synthetic body, so jeanluc was quickly resurrected. Journey to babel and metamorphosis introduce important characters who recur across. A photo of this bookshelf appeared in the twitter account of star trek. A tribute to star trek is maintained by john patuto.
Why its impossible to beat the original star trek tv series. Metamorphosis is the greek word for change of form, used in. When their shuttle is diverted to a planetoid, kirk, spock, and mccoy encounter earths warp drive pioneer. There they meet a castaway, a young man who purports to be zefram cochrane, inventor of the warp drive over 100 years ago. Metamorphosis, a star trek offering from the second season, deals directly with the emotional phenomenon of love and affection without lapsing into contrived sentiment. In a way, metamorphosis suffers because of the thirtyodd years of star trek broadcast after the fact. The shuttlecraft galileo is assigned to take her to the u. The last episode of the series, turnabout intruder, aired on june 3, 1969, but star trek would eventually return to television in animated form. Like many star trek episodes, metamorphosis suggests that respect for the unknown is an essential aspect of scientific progress. Everyone can use a little motivation and wisdom now and then. Coon, the character first appeared in the 1967 star trek episode metamorphosis, in which he was played by glenn corbett.
Although not quite a 5 star episode, metamorphosis is an almost perfect example of all that was uniquely trek. It was novelized in star trek 7 by james blish and adapted as a fotonovel in 1978. The third season also includes the tholian web, where kirk becomes trapped between universes. Sep 08, 2018 journey to babel and metamorphosis introduce important characters who recur across. In star trek s canon, the oldest living human via a natural lifespan that has been seen is a beloved face. Elinor donahue discusses the metamorphosis episode of star trek. Metamorphosis ralphs cinema trek ralphs trek ralphs. Metamorphosis isnt one of star treks betterpaced episodes. Elinor donahue discusses the metamorphosis episode of star. Apr 29, 2016 like many star trek episodes, metamorphosis suggests that respect for the unknown is an essential aspect of scientific progress. My second voyage on the enterprise, metamorphosis, written by the incomparable gene coon, was my favorite voyage of the seven star treks i directed.147 367 1468 168 598 1502 872 124 579 211 1095 746 911 95 878 722 115 586 1313 519 539 1279 919 1328 713 68 41 102 1532 605 281 1101 535 396 679 903 77 1449 1376 773 378